Shopping laws rile retailers

Easter trading rules seen as 'a mess'

Blenheim store owners are frustrated that Easter trading laws will again see them miss out on one of Marlborough's most lucrative weekends.
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Beast out of jail

Convicted sex offender Stewart Murray Wilson has been released back into the community.

Baby (seal) sitters wanted

DOC to hold training sessions for helpers to manage the Ohau Stream "baby seal encounter" that is a hit with tourists.

Logging firm in trouble

Waimea Contract Carriers in administration owing $14m, with 120 jobs at risk in Nelson and Blenheim.

Self-defence claim in knifing trial

Trial for Picton man accused of stabbing teen eight times begins in the Blenheim District Court.

Bars, motels ready for busy weekend

Blenheim bar owners and moteliers are set for one of their biggest weekends of the year.

Crashed cyclists 'overcooked' corners

Cyclists not riding to their ability were to blame for the 62 reported crashes at this year's Forrest GrapeRide, organisers say.

Changes to delay consents

Resource consent applications will face a slower and more costly process under new changes imposed by central government, councillor Peter Jerram says.

Trio accused of stealing school's iPads

Food stalls on the rise

WWI tanks on ferry

Passengers on Bluebridge's 1.30pm sailing from Wellington to Picton today had a rare treat ahead of the Classic Fighters Event.

Craig superb in taking third spot

Marlborough's leading player, Megan Craig, provided the major upset during the Fairweathers 2015 Marlborough Squash Open.

Awatere, Pelorus set benchmark

Pelorus and Awatere are setting the early pace in Wadsco division two rugby, after both sides scored bonus point wins on Saturday.

QCC mixed side finish season on high

Marlborough trio head up north

MBC see off challengers

The Marlborough Boys' College sailing team proved too strong for nine others during the Top of the South regional 420 college regatta .

Behind closed doors

Cannot more be done to develop counter-measures against rogue pilots, once they are at the controls?

Letters to the editor

More correspondence from Express readers on local and national talking points.

Litigation row

Skill of keeping options open

Say it out loud, Charles

Prince Charles was hardly writing to Government powerbrokers to chat. His "black spider memos" apparently sought to champion his causes.

Extended farm gets consent

An extended Pelorus mussel farm has been granted resource consent to operate for another 20 years.

'Prenup' protection ... for parents

Parents who give cash to adult children may want to think about protecting it in case of a break-up.

Biography from London to Blenheim

Hagley Joinery splits in two

Crowdfunding plan for wine company

Two businessmen, famous for making Graham Norton's signature wine from Marlborough grapes, are taking their company to the crowd.

Art feeds the soul

Illustrations by a Timaru artist who counts Peter Jackson among his fans will raise funds for a good cause at the Omaka Classic Fighters Air Show in Blenheim.

Teens rise to challenge

The latest group of Marlborough teenagers to take part in the seven-week Cactus challenge are feeling stronger than ever before.

Adams Lane gets neighbourly

A Springlands neighbourhood built up to the Cricket World Cup final on Sunday by celebrating Neighbours Day Aotearoa.

Muddy mission for runners

One lap was not enough for many of those taking part in the Sport Tasman Marlborough Muddy Buddy run in Havelock on Sunday.

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